Ridge visits campus for Law Enforcement Day

Ridge visits campus for Law Enforcement Day

Tyler Skipper, Staff writer
April 8
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Former Pennsylvania governor and secretary of homeland security Tom Ridge served as the keynote speaker at the University’s second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on March 24. In his speech, the former Army staff sergeant noted that when people see police, many automatically think “black... Read more »

Students, alumni, staff share skills on Spring Break mission trips

Students, alumni, staff share skills on Spring Break mission trips

Yohanny Rodriguez, Staff writer
March 17
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Forty-two members of the Saint Francis family traveled to Jamaica and Costa Rica over the school’s spring break recess to perform mission work. Twenty-two students, five alumni and two staff members traveled to Maggotty, Jamaica, on a medical mission trip. The group included physical and occupational... Read more »

Cardinal Dolan to visit University on March 30

Cardinal Dolan to visit University on March 30

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
March 15
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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the current archbishop of New York, will be visiting Saint Francis on Thursday, March 30. The university will also honor benefactors Lou and Pat DiCerbo that day. Cardinal Dolan will celebrate Mass at 4 p.m. in the Maurice Stokes Athletics Center on March 30. A celebratory... Read more »

Upcoming Family Game Night offers fun for parents, children

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer
February 19
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SFU’s Toy Lending Library is hosting a Family Game Night on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., on the ground floor of the Disepio Institute. The event is open to everyone. The purpose of Family Game Night is for parents to learn what kinds of toys their children enjoy. It also allows kids to... Read more »

SFU Marches Against Abortion

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer
February 3
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People of all ages marched around the Saint Francis campus mall on Jan. 27 in the fourth annual March on the Mountain. The march is an annual demonstration in support of pro-life beliefs. More than 100 SFU students, faculty members, community members and high school students held up pro-life signs... Read more »

Students Report on Museum Opening, School of Business and History of SFU’s Nickname

Students Report on Museum Opening, School of Business and History of SFU’s Nickname

December 14
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Students in "Broadcast News and Public Affairs" - a course taught by Communications faculty member Donna Menis - have produced news reports on a number of different topics throughout the 2016 fall semester. In the news package below, Matt Crawford, Angel Creek and Hakeem Kinard share information about... Read more »

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Amanda Schiavo
November 7
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A Community-Faculty-Student Forum, “Ethical Issues In The 2016 Presidential Election,” brought differing viewpoints to the JFK Student Lounge Thursday night. The event was held to shed light on the ethical issues occurring during the 2016 Presidential Election and trends throughout history. Dr.... Read more »

Communications Students Report on Presidential Race

Communications Students Report on Presidential Race

October 28
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Click above to find out about a seminar course being taught at Saint Francis this semester that explores the role of the media in the presidential race. - Troubadour Editor Amanda Schiavo   Click above to get insight from Saint Francis political science professor Joe Melusky on the... Read more »

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

Sam Kimmel and Matt Fraley
October 11
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The modernization of Schwab Hall has been completed; hundreds came out for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly renovated home of the School of Business on Friday, September 16th. The $7.6-million project, fully funded by the generosity of alumni and friends of SFU, had been operational since... Read more »

Opening Mass held on the mall

Opening Mass held on the mall

Emma Catalano, Staff writer
September 2
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The new semester was ushered in on with the Mass of the Holy Spirit on August 23, celebrated by Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R., President of Saint Francis University. “The purpose of the Mass of the Holy Spirit is so that we can pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit to guide us during the... Read more »

SFU student posts from Republican Convention

SFU student posts from Republican Convention

Amanda Schiavo
July 21
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Note: SFU senior Amanda Schiavo is working as a Fox News intern at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. She will blog about her activities.   Blog Post #4, July 20 I was given the opportunity to radio report for FOX News on Wednesday. Handed a beat-up recorder and four questio... Read more »

Where does SFU stand in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Sex Abuse Scandal?

Where does SFU stand in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Sex Abuse Scandal?

Matt Fraley, Contributing writer
April 24
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Three Franciscan friars have been charged in connection to the child abuse case in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. On March 15, three Third Order Regular (TOR) friars from the Immaculate Conception Province based in Hollidaysburg were charged with criminal conspiracy and endangering the welfare of... Read more »

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